Recently, yes. But that's not saying much
"We have seized more currency, more drugs, more outbound arms in the past year than any year in our country’s history."
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, June 3rd, 2011
Scientific uncertainty complicates drug czar's claim
"More people are driving under the influence of drugs than are driving under the influence of alcohol. A recent roadside survey showed that 16 percent of the people tested, tested positive for illicit or licit drugs. That's significantly higher than alcohol."
— Politifact National on Monday, April 5th, 2010
Black incarceration for drugs is high, but not that high
Only 15 percent of drug users are African-American, yet 74 percent of all drug offenders sentenced to prison are black
— Politifact National on Tuesday, July 28th, 2009